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HIA information sheets cover a wide range of industry topics. Prepared by HIA information specialists, they are designed to help HIA members answer questions about a variety of complex areas. You can search by category. Members can also talk to HIA for additional help and support.

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  • Cold weather concreting (86KB) This item/page is locked

    This information sheet provides help for builders when specifying concrete to take account of the season and the time of placement.

  • Commencement notices - Qld (79KB)

    This information sheet explains the requirement for building contractors who are contracting with homeowners, for works valued greater than $20,000 to give their clients a Commencement Notice.

  • Compliance information for kitchen and bathroom businesses - ACT (90KB) This item/page is locked

    This information sheet outlines compliance information for kitchen and bathroom businesses in ACT.

  • Concrete En-Counter (91KB) This item/page is locked

    This information sheet provides information on using concrete as a kitchen counter or benchtop.

  • Condensation in houses (341KB) This item/page is locked

    This information sheet explains the potential problems that can occur in a house if condensation occurs, and ways that the different rooms in a house can be managed to ensure they are well ventilated and reduce the risk of moisture creating a problem through condensation.

  • Condensation management NCC 2019 changes explained

    The National Construction Code (NCC) 2019 introduced new provisions to help minimize the impacts of condensation within houses and apartments.

  • Confined spaces

    Confined spaces pose dangers because they are usually not designed to be areas where people work

  • Construction Contracts Act 2004 - WA (201KB) This item/page is locked

    This information sheet provides an overview of the implied terms automatically included in a construction contract and those terms that are prohibited from being used in a construction contract

  • Construction Work: Employers Duties & Obligations - VIC (87KB)

    This information sheet has been prepared to provide HIA members with information on some of the key workplace health & safety obligations that apply to employers under the Victorian occupational health & safety legislation for construction work.

  • Continuing Professional Development (145KB) This item/page is locked

    Continuing professional development is a mandatory scheme that requires certain individual license holders to demonstrate that they have completed ongoing training and education. Continue reading for more information.